Edmund Goulding

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Edmund Goulding (20 March 1891 – 24 December 1959) was a British film writer and director. Goulding is best remembered for directing cultured dramas and such as Grand Hotel (1932) with Greta Garbo and Joan Crawford, Dark Victory (1939) with Bette Davis, and The Razor's Edge (1946) with Gene Tierney and Tyrone Power. He also directed the classic film noir Nightmare Alley (1947) with Tyrone Power and Joan Blondell, and the action drama The Dawn Patrol. He was also a successful songwriter, composer, and producer. Description above from the Wikipedia article Edmund Goulding, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Dark Victory (1939)

A flighty heiress discovers inner strength when she develops a brain tumor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  George Brent  •  Humphrey Bogart  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald

A flighty heiress discovers inner strength when she develops a brain tumor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  George Brent  •  Humphrey Bogart  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald

Grand Hotel (1932)

Guests at a posh Berlin hotel struggle through worry, scandal, and heartache.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Greta Garbo  •  John Barrymore  •  Joan Crawford  •  Wallace Beery

Guests at a posh Berlin hotel struggle through worry, scandal, and heartache.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Greta Garbo  •  John Barrymore  •  Joan Crawford  •  Wallace Beery

Nightmare Alley (1947)

Stanton Carlisle joins a seedy carnival, working with "Mademoiselle Zeena" and her alcoholic husband, Pete.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Joan Blondell  •  Coleen Gray  •  Helen Walker

Stanton Carlisle joins a seedy carnival, working with "Mademoiselle Zeena" and her alcoholic husband, Pete.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Joan Blondell  •  Coleen Gray  •  Helen Walker

The Razor's Edge (1946)

An adventuresome young man goes off to find himself, and loses his socialite fiancée in the process. But when he returns 10 years later, she will stop at nothing to get him back, even though she is already married.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Gene Tierney  •  John Payne  •  Anne Baxter

An adventuresome young man goes off to find himself, and loses his socialite fiancée in the process. But when he returns 10 years later, she will stop at nothing to get him back, even though she is already married.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Gene Tierney  •  John Payne  •  Anne Baxter

The Devil's Holiday (1930)

Beautiful manicurist Hallie Hobart sets her sights on handsome David Stone, the son of wealthy wheat farmer Ezra Stone. Professing to hate men, Hallie is only interested in luring David in for a lucrative business deal. David easily falls in love, but older brother ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Nancy Carroll  •  Phillips Holmes  •  James Kirkwood  •  Hobart Bosworth

Beautiful manicurist Hallie Hobart sets her sights on handsome David Stone, the son of wealthy wheat farmer Ezra Stone. Professing to hate men, Hallie is only interested in luring David in for a lucrative business deal. David easily falls in love, but older brother ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Nancy Carroll  •  Phillips Holmes  •  James Kirkwood  •  Hobart Bosworth

The Trespasser (1929)

A stenographer who works for a lawyer falls in love with and marries a wealthy young man. His family has the marraige annulled, after which she gives birth to a child. Her former boss helps her out to ensure the child's welfare, which starts gossip that she is a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Gloria Swanson  •  Robert Ames  •  Purnell Pratt  •  Henry B. Walthall

A stenographer who works for a lawyer falls in love with and marries a wealthy young man. His family has the marraige annulled, after which she gives birth to a child. Her former boss helps her out to ensure the child's welfare, which starts gossip that she is a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Gloria Swanson  •  Robert Ames  •  Purnell Pratt  •  Henry B. Walthall

White Banners (1938)

A homeless woman named Hannah drifts into the lives of the kindly Ward family, in a small Indiana town in 1919. Hannah makes herself useful as a cook and housekeeper and stays with the Wards... but her real interest is in meeting their neighbor, teenager Peter ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Claude Rains  •  Fay Bainter  •  Jackie Cooper  •  Bonita Granville

A homeless woman named Hannah drifts into the lives of the kindly Ward family, in a small Indiana town in 1919. Hannah makes herself useful as a cook and housekeeper and stays with the Wards... but her real interest is in meeting their neighbor, teenager Peter ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Claude Rains  •  Fay Bainter  •  Jackie Cooper  •  Bonita Granville

Mister 880 (1950)

The Skipper is a charming old man loved by all his neighbors. What they don't know is that he is also Mr. 880, an amateurish counterfeiter who has amazingly managed to elude the Secret Service for 20 years.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  Edmund Gwenn  •  Millard Mitchell

The Skipper is a charming old man loved by all his neighbors. What they don't know is that he is also Mr. 880, an amateurish counterfeiter who has amazingly managed to elude the Secret Service for 20 years.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  Edmund Gwenn  •  Millard Mitchell

The Great Lie (1941)

Days after Sandra and Pete elope, they discover their consummated union isn't valid since, unbeknownst to them, Sandra's divorce isn't yet final. They decide to not stay together, but, by then, Sandra is pregnant. She doesn't learn that fact until after Pete ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  George Brent  •  Mary Astor  •  Lucile Watson

Days after Sandra and Pete elope, they discover their consummated union isn't valid since, unbeknownst to them, Sandra's divorce isn't yet final. They decide to not stay together, but, by then, Sandra is pregnant. She doesn't learn that fact until after Pete ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  George Brent  •  Mary Astor  •  Lucile Watson

The Flame Within (1935)

Psychiatrist finds herself falling for her patient.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Ann Harding  •  Herbert Marshall  •  Maureen O'Sullivan  •  Louis Hayward

Psychiatrist finds herself falling for her patient.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Ann Harding  •  Herbert Marshall  •  Maureen O'Sullivan  •  Louis Hayward

Claudia (1943)

Child bride Claudia Naughton has made life difficult for her husband David because she can't stand living so far away from her mother. She's also afraid her husband doesn't find her desirable enough. To remedy both situations, she sells their farm to an opera ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Dorothy McGuire  •  Ina Claire  •  Reginald Gardiner  •  Olga Baclanova

Child bride Claudia Naughton has made life difficult for her husband David because she can't stand living so far away from her mother. She's also afraid her husband doesn't find her desirable enough. To remedy both situations, she sells their farm to an opera ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Dorothy McGuire  •  Ina Claire  •  Reginald Gardiner  •  Olga Baclanova

Riptide (1934)

Mary is an impetuous romantic who marries British aristocrat Lord Philip Rexford on a whim. Their marriage is successful, though, and they grow closer over the years. Then, a trip to the Italian Riviera unexpectedly reunites Mary with her former beau, Tommie. After ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Norma Shearer  •  Robert Montgomery  •  Herbert Marshall  •  Mrs. Patrick Campbell

Mary is an impetuous romantic who marries British aristocrat Lord Philip Rexford on a whim. Their marriage is successful, though, and they grow closer over the years. Then, a trip to the Italian Riviera unexpectedly reunites Mary with her former beau, Tommie. After ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Norma Shearer  •  Robert Montgomery  •  Herbert Marshall  •  Mrs. Patrick Campbell

The Constant Nymph (1943)

The daughter of a musical mentor adores a promising composer, who is quite fond of the adolescent. When her father dies, an uncle arrives with his own grown daughter, who begins a romance with the composer which culminates in marriage but creates an emotional ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Charles Boyer  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Alexis Smith  •  Brenda Marshall

The daughter of a musical mentor adores a promising composer, who is quite fond of the adolescent. When her father dies, an uncle arrives with his own grown daughter, who begins a romance with the composer which culminates in marriage but creates an emotional ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Charles Boyer  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Alexis Smith  •  Brenda Marshall

The Old Maid (1939)

The lives of two cousins are complicated by the return of an ex-boyfriend and an illegitimate child.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Miriam Hopkins  •  George Brent  •  Jane Bryan

The lives of two cousins are complicated by the return of an ex-boyfriend and an illegitimate child.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Miriam Hopkins  •  George Brent  •  Jane Bryan

Women Love Diamonds (1927)

A young woman can't marry a millionaire because she was born illegitimately.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Pauline Starke  •  Owen Moore  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Cissy Fitzgerald

A young woman can't marry a millionaire because she was born illegitimately.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Pauline Starke  •  Owen Moore  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Cissy Fitzgerald

Mardi Gras (1958)

A military school cadet romances a visiting French actress during Mardi Gras. With songs, kissing and New Orleans locations.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Pat Boone  •  Christine Carère  •  Tommy Sands  •  Sheree North

A military school cadet romances a visiting French actress during Mardi Gras. With songs, kissing and New Orleans locations.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Pat Boone  •  Christine Carère  •  Tommy Sands  •  Sheree North

Down among the Sheltering Palms (1953)

War-weary Captain Willoby and his men are the occupation force on an island of lovely women...and are forbidden to fraternize.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  William Lundigan  •  Jane Greer  •  Mitzi Gaynor  •  David Wayne

War-weary Captain Willoby and his men are the occupation force on an island of lovely women...and are forbidden to fraternize.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  William Lundigan  •  Jane Greer  •  Mitzi Gaynor  •  David Wayne

Blondie of the Follies (1932)

New York City tenement dwelling neighbors Blondie and Lottie are longtime best friends. When Lottie makes the cast of the Follies and moves up in the world, she arranges for Blondie, as well, to join the cast and gain the advantages. But the friendship goes awry ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Marion Davies  •  Robert Montgomery  •  Billie Dove  •  Jimmy Durante

New York City tenement dwelling neighbors Blondie and Lottie are longtime best friends. When Lottie makes the cast of the Follies and moves up in the world, she arranges for Blondie, as well, to join the cast and gain the advantages. But the friendship goes awry ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Marion Davies  •  Robert Montgomery  •  Billie Dove  •  Jimmy Durante

Paramount on Parade (1930)

This 1930 film, a collection of songs and sketches showcasing Paramount Studios' contract stars, credits 11 directors (including Dorothy Arzner, Ernst Lubitsch, Victor Schertzinger and Edmund Goulding). The cast features Clara Bow, Gary Cooper, Fredric March, Jean ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Heerman  •  Frank Tuttle  •  Ernst Lubitsch  •  Victor Schertzinger  •  Edmund Goulding  •  Edwin H. Knopf  •  Lothar Mendes  •  Otto Brower  •  A. Edward Sutherland  •  Rowland V. Lee  •  Dorothy Arzner
CAST:  Maurice Chevalier  •  Jean Arthur  •  George Bancroft  •  Clara Bow

This 1930 film, a collection of songs and sketches showcasing Paramount Studios' contract stars, credits 11 directors (including Dorothy Arzner, Ernst Lubitsch, Victor Schertzinger and Edmund Goulding). The cast features Clara Bow, Gary Cooper, Fredric March, Jean ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Heerman  •  Frank Tuttle  •  Ernst Lubitsch  •  Victor Schertzinger  •  Edmund Goulding  •  Edwin H. Knopf  •  Lothar Mendes  •  Otto Brower  •  A. Edward Sutherland  •  Rowland V. Lee  •  Dorothy Arzner
CAST:  Maurice Chevalier  •  Jean Arthur  •  George Bancroft  •  Clara Bow

Teenage Rebel (1956)

Nancy Fallon gets her teenage daughter back from her ex-husband when she remarries and must win her love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Ginger Rogers  •  Michael Rennie  •  Mildred Natwick  •  Rusty Swope

Nancy Fallon gets her teenage daughter back from her ex-husband when she remarries and must win her love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Ginger Rogers  •  Michael Rennie  •  Mildred Natwick  •  Rusty Swope
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